James M. Weiss

 James M. Weiss

Address2825 Lexington Road
Louisville, KY 40280

Associate Professor, Boston College, Department of Theology

M.A., University of Chicago,
Ph.D., The University of Chicago,

A fifth-generation Chicagoan transplanted to Boston College, Department of Theology in 1979, James Weiss has also taught on visiting appointments at the University of Munich, Harvard, and Notre Dame. Trained in history and church history, his work has turned from Renaissance and Reformation spirituality to contemporary spirituality, 1900 to the present. The Capstone Program, which he founded and has directed since 1990, offers over 30 sections a year to 400 seniors on subjects of life-long commitment in work, relationship, citizenship, and spirituality. Twenty-four faculty from 18 departments teach in the program. An Episcopal priest with a ministry in spiritual direction, he serves two different parishes in Boston’s Back Bay and the inner city Dorchester neighborhood.

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